colpa

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Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Irish colpthae.

Noun[edit]

colpa m, f (genitive singular colpa, nominative plural colpaí)

  1. (anatomy, ~ (coise)) calf (of leg)
    Synonyms: orca, pluc
  2. (~ (súiste)) handle (of flail); cudgel
Declension[edit]
Alternative (feminine) declension
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

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Noun[edit]

colpa m (genitive singular colpa, nominative plural colpaí)

  1. Alternative form of colpach (yearling heifer or bullock, stirk)
    1. collop (unit of grazing land)
    2. (~ caorach, gabhar, géanna) number of sheep, goats, geese, equated to a heifer for grazing purposes
  2. (cooking) collop
Declension[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
colpa cholpa gcolpa
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]

  • "colpa" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • colpthae” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • Entries containing “colpa” in English-Irish Dictionary, An Gúm, 1959, by Tomás de Bhaldraithe.
  • Entries containing “colpa” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin culpa.

Noun[edit]

colpa f (plural colpe)

  1. fault
  2. blame
  3. guilt
  4. sin

Anagrams[edit]


Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

colpa f (plural colpas)

  1. colcothar used as a flux for silver